John Wentworth (died 1613)

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John Wentworth (1564-1613), was an English politician.

He was the only son of Sir John Wentworth of Horkesley and Gosfield Hall, Essex who he succeeded in 1588.

He was appointed High Sheriff of Essex in 1592–93. He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Essex in 1597 and for Wootton Bassett in 1601.

He died in 1613 and was buried at Gosfield. He had married Cicely, the daughter of Sir Edward Unton, with whom he had 2 sons and at least 4 daughters. He was succeeded by his son. His widow married Sir Edward Hoby.[1]

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  1. ^ "WENTWORTH, John (1564-1613), of Gosfield Hall, Essex.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 22 April 2013.